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Love Live School Idol Project Seiyuu!:Pile!

Deven: Okay! Let’s do this! Time to write a post all about Aina Kusuda!

Inner Writer: That’s what you want to do but wouldn’t be better to do Pile first then Aina? She and Maki are the most popular members of the Love Live Franshise.

Deven: But I love Aina Kusada!

Inner Writer: Tough love! Pile first then Aina!

Deven: Okay…

So my Inner Writer advised me to do Pile first and he’s got a point so let’s go!


Name:Pile(Her real name is Eriko Hori)
Birthday: May 2, 1988
Blood Type: O
Love Live Character: Maki Nishikino

Pile was born on May 2, 1988. She’s currently a solo singer and voice actress. She’s affiliated with SPACE Y PRODUCE. She’s also a live actress, doing her parts under her real name, Eriko Hori.

She’s best friends with Emi Nitta(voice of Honoka Kousaka) and Aina Kusuda(voice of Nozomi Tojo).

Pile got her start in 2006 when she auditioned for ‘Asian Doll'(I’m not making this up) and was chosen out of 700 applicants. Next year she debuted as a solo singer and continued until 2010 when she became a member of the Love Live School Idol Project Franchise as our beloved Maki Nishikino.

She’s half Korean and half Japanese and can speak both languages very well.

Her stage name, Pile, is meant to mean, “Wrapped with warmth, an artist that will be loved by everyone” then she was named Pile, like the pile used as material for towels.

Her hobbies are shopping, cooking and watching sports. Her strong points are her long patience and her laughter. Her weak points is being a dork, apparently. The things she’s confident with are her ability to speak Korean, Dance, and a nice smile because of the good alignment of her teeth. The thing she’s addicted to recently is Hawaiian Cuisine. The things she does after going home is to walk straight to the living room without going to her room first. Her average sleeping time is around 7hours ~ 4hours. She is also apparently an M.

As in a Masochist. Who would have thought?!

She loves simple and light food, and hates heavy and strong food. Her favorite color is pink. She is happiest when she’s not alone, and she wanted to be a Singer and a Ballerina when she was a child. The thing she wants at the moment is happiness, and the place she wants to travel to now is Korea, so she wouldn’t forget how to speak the language.

Okay now that the information’s over here’s my take on Pile.

Pile…hmmm well out of the Seiyuu for Love Live she’s second on my list which odd since Maki herself is fourth on my list.

She’s mostly my favorite because she’s got a great energy and passion that really brings me in! She’s so cute!

My favorite Pile solo is Darling…or Daring. Either title works…

As Maki she has a collection of solos called Muse’s True Diva: Maki Nishikino.

So I think that’s all I’ve got for Pile. She’s really awesome.

I have to give big thanks to the girls at Seiyuuri for compiling all the stuff about the nine Love Live Seiyuu.

Now a pic spam of Maki and Pile!

So until later with my beloved Aina Kusuda,
Later Days!

Love Live Speculation: Movie Speculation

Honoka Kōsaka is a girl who loves her school, Otonokizaka Academy. When the school is planned to be closed down due to a lack of applicants, Honoka becomes determined to save it. Learning that school idols are popular, Honoka and her friends start up a school idol group called μ’s (pronounced muse) in order to attract new students. Once they successfully prevent Otonokizaka Academy from closing, the girls from μ’s aim for higher grounds and participate in “Love Live”, the ultimate school idol competition featuring the best groups in the country.

So I’m here once again with a Love Live Speculation. This time I’m coming at you with something big, a Love Live Speculation about the upcoming movie!

So as I’m doing this the same night as my Date A Live Movie Speculation so I’m feeling really speculative.

So as we ended the 2nd season of Love Live Hanayo got a text for some big news and everyone rushed back to clubroom.

Then we got the news that the movie was coming.

So it’s a logical jump that the two are connected.

So it’s time to speculate!

So after winning the Love Live what’s Muse got left to do?

Well I’ve been thinking long and hard about it. The only things I’ve gotten is going into the past, going pro, or going international.

What mean for going into the past is that they have something similar to a Love Live for all past winners. As we know Hanayo’s mom was an idol so I was thinking that the movie could be a thing where old idol groups and new idol groups face off. You know Old School vs. New School thing. It always brings in the crowds. And it gives us a chance to see another Muse Mama!

That’s my term for Honoka’s, Kotori’s, and Maki’s mothers. It’s mine so don’t use it!

Next one is going pro. What I mean is now that Muse has won the Love Live they’re the best amateur Idol Group. So who’s left for them to compete against other than professional idols. Now as I write this, I’m remembering something I read a few months ago. It was an article about a possible crossover of Love Live and Idolmaster. I’m guessing the movie would be a competition against the two of them.

Now that would be interesting movie!

Finally going international. It would pretty easy. Have some big time idol groups from other countries and it would be a competition to see who had the best idols in the entire world.

It’d be something worth seeing.

Any of the three options would make a great movie. Although I’m really partial to Muse vs. Idolmaster. That’d mean that it’d be Pile vs. Manami Numakura! Too cute!

So I hope that this helped out the hype for the Love Live Movie! I hope that we get some new info for the movie soon!

So until the next Speculation,
Later Days

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Also check out my right hand man, SkyCorps on AnimeWithSky where I’m also a writer. We’ve got some good reviews from all the writers, Speculations, Light Novel Reviews, and Manga Chapters Reviews. What are you waiting for? Come and check us out! You won’t regret it!

Love Live School Idol Festival: How To Do Your Events New Version!

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Score Match for the Maki Card! Everyone vs. Everyone!

Hey it’s Deven here and I’m bringing the news on Love Live School Idol Festival. Now I’m writing this post on Sunday, October 5th and the event begins on October 6th.

So the devs on Bushiroad decided to try out something new. It’s called Score Match. It’s fairly simple but it’s not the usual style for events so I’m here to explain it.

First you choose a difficulty after you choose Score Match. Then you’ll be automatically matched with three other players and a random live will be given for the four of you to compete in.

At the end of the Live, you will be ranked according to your score and given Event points based on the difficulty of the Live, your level, and the rank you got in the song.

So for example, Nick Corps, myself, and Justininthief get matched to play Snow Halation Hard Level. I get first, Justin gets second, and Nick gets third. So the points would be distributed with me getting the highest and Justin and Nick the second and third highest respectively.

So basically you have to not only get the required points to get the Event Card you have to face down with everyone that’s got the game so it’s going to be even harder. Some of you might not want to try this event but I love the challenge! I’ll be getting a good card now that I’ve got a good team and have mastered the game. I can get full combos on Normal and even Hard songs now!.

Anyway this is the prize that we’ll be fighting for!


This is what’s going to be the new Center on my Smile team after this!

So let’s make the hype last for the first Score Match for the English version. If you face me down(My name is DevenLuca and I’m level 24 as of this writing),I’ll show no mercy.

Also one more thing, during this event it’s possible to get more than two Maki cards. The baseline for getting the first card(according the Japanese event that happened this time last year) is 25,000 points. However if you can get into the top 6000, you get another card to idolize it. And you get another card past that if you get into the top 1200.

Wow that’s going to be hard but I’ll shoot for at least 6000!

So until the end of the Event…hmm if Nick would let me I might do a recap of my progress through the event on the blog. He doesn’t have much Love Live news and stuff like this on the blog and it would be really good to see something like this every event.

Anyway until later,
Later Days

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